Trade Show Representative 4
005 - Technical Solutions HO BU - 00500 - TSD Communications
External Job Description:
Position will work out of Virginia Beach, Newport News, or Fair Lakes, VA.
Huntington Ingalls Industries - Technical Solutions Division (HII-TSD) is seeking a dynamic communicator to manage strategic stakeholder engagement. As Stakeholder Engagement Manager, the selected candidate will serve as a vital member of the HII-TSD Communications team, and focus on internal and external stakeholder engagement, globally, via industry trade shows, conferences and other strategic events. The selected candidate will create environments to propel understanding of HII-TS, and its value to the customer domain and national security. With a strategic and measureable approach, the selected candidate will help build valuable partnerships across HII and key communities. Responsibilities and qualifications for the role include:
The selected candidate for this position will be responsible for the following:
Develop and execute a global stakeholder engagement program, reflecting and communicating the HII brand at key trade shows and events.
Work closely with cross-functional teams to plan events/exhibits, align goals, determine objectives and expected ROI.
Amplify key content and messaging, manage resources, and orchestrate all elements across the pre- to post-show timelines.
Manage pre-event logistics, staffing, budget management, creative implementation, and post-event follow-up.
Collaborate with HII-TS Communications team to create and implement strategic campaigns and alignment across stakeholder engagement program.
Develop HII strategic engagement plans with HII counterparts to support streamlined messaging and unified company presence.
Build strong and strategic relationships with external vendors, associations, and industry partners.
Manage the proposals, contracts and invoices of all vendors, from start to finish.
Seek opportunities and take initiative to improve efficiency and effectiveness of processes, resource allocation, and any aspects of the stakeholder engagement program.
Must have Qualifications
10+ years demonstrated successful corporate and/or senior government communications experience.
Experience in the trade show management field, including event/exhibit coordination, associations.
A track record of managing complex events and have excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong ability to manage multiple competing priorities and deliver communications/plans/reports to a variety of stakeholders.
Deep understanding of defense and national security markets.
Results-focused leader and a strategic thinker.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented.
Energetic, flexible, collaborate and proactive.
Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, event planning or related discipline is highly desired.
Plans and implements product exhibits at conventions, exhibits, sales conferences, and/or symposia. Arranges for specific events at national conventions and may also participate in international conventions. Works with vendors to arrange space, literature, hotels, equipment rental, and set-up and dismantling of the exhibit. Plans and coordinates the routing of exhibits shipped for the convention program. Develops plans, budgets, and generates reports providing information on cost-per-contact, audience profiles, and representatives' comments. Works with marketing and sales departments on and show selection decisions. Remains current on new trends in exhibit design.
Job performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment.
Auto req ID:
TSD Trade Show Representative 4 (Stakeholder Engagement Manager)
10-14 Years with Bachelors or 8-12 Years with Masters or HS diploma + 14-18 years of relevant experience.
HII TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS CORP (0525)
Yes, 10%-25% of the time
Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII's Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
No relocation assistance available
High School Diploma/GED
Virginia Beach-Virginia-United States
US Citizenship Required for this Position:
Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.